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    Wednesday, December 01, 2021
    Turner Construction: Building relationships to help businesses prosperSan Francisco Business Times By Erin Bernall – Contributor Nov 26, 2021What is the foundation of Turner Construction’s supplier diversity program? Turner Construction believes in and practices the motto “building a better future.” We strive to deliver a superior job to our customers, build enduring relationships with our ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, Member News
    Monday, November 22, 2021
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2021:Lawrence Ross, Ross Construction Services who referred Bugra Bakan, Occidental Asset Management.Rob Walker, UpCycle Builders, Inc. who referred Contractor Staffing Source (Special thanks to Rob for donating his bonus to our Scholarship and Workforce Development Fund),Kerri Schultze, Ray Morgan Company who referred K2 ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Community, Member News
    Friday, November 19, 2021
    Published in NorthBay biz November 8, 2021 by Jennifer Worthy Family-owned and operated since 1932, Ongaro & Sons continues to “do it all.” Driving on Highway 101 between Marin and Sonoma counties, chances are there will be a few Ongaro & Sons work vans in sight, heading in both directions. The Ongaro’s familiar logo with its green lettering and orange highlights offers a straightforward ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Press Release, Member News
    Monday, November 15, 2021
    Bill McGowan BMCG Creative Services It’s a well documented fact supply chain issues have created havoc across most business sectors.  Long lead times. Out of stock items. Reduced inventories. Price increases.  These are all hand-wringing realities of post-pandemic life. The result of all this has been uncertainty – the depth and breadth of which few in business today have ever experienced.  ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, COVID-19 Resources, Press Release, Builders Corner, Community, Member News
    Thursday, November 11, 2021
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program enables students to explore a variety of construction related careers and prepares young adults for internship positions with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Made possible by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, the program helps ...read more
    Categories: Community, Event Related, Press Release, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Marin Builders Association News
    Thursday, November 11, 2021
    Support a local non-profit! Bob Kunst Painting, Inc. is looking for a nonprofit organization in Marin County to donate its interior painting services to, and we need your help!  If you know of a nonprofit that is in much need of a makeover, reach out to us!  You can formally nominate a local nonprofit organization by sending us an email to office@bobkunstpainting.com with a brief explanation of ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Builders Corner, Community
    Tuesday, November 09, 2021
    Attention High School Seniors and Recent Graduates Looking for Full-time Employment this Summer!WE WANT TO HELP YOU START A CAREER IN THE CONSTRUCTION TRADES! Apply for the North Bay Construction Corps program to learn essential skills and prepare for a job in Construction. Participants who complete the program will receive job placement support and should be ready to start full-time work in ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Event Related, Community
    Wednesday, November 03, 2021
    NOTICE TO BIDDERS 1. Notice is hereby given that the governing board (“Board”) of the San Rafael City Schools (“District”) will receive, by electronic submission, bids for the following project, Bid No. 21-04, (“Project” or “Contract”): San Rafael High School AD Building Modernization Project 2. The Project consists of: Soft demolition of existing office wings to create new classrooms and ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests & Informal Bid Notices
    Wednesday, November 03, 2021
    MarinHealth CEO talks expansion to Napa, Sonoma counties, growth of outpatient mental health CHERYL SARFATY THE NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL November 3, 2021, 9:49AM When Dr. David Klein on Sept. 1, 2020, assumed the role of CEO at MarinHealth, his 30-plus years working in health care served him well as he entered a new organization during the throes of the pandemic. The Business Journal first ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News
    Tuesday, November 02, 2021
    In accordance with the association Bylaws, the Board of Directors recently approved a slate of five individuals for election as officers of the Marin Builders Association beginning in January 2022.  The current Board of Directors unanimously approved this slate at the October 27 Board meeting. The following individuals are nominated for Board Officers in 2022:     NamePositionMember FirmBen ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Monday, November 01, 2021
    JEFF QUACKENBUSH THE NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 28, 2021, 2:09PM California construction regulators have backed off on a new rule that would have required solar installers as of Nov. 1 to get further licensing to be able to put in battery storage systems. State Attorney General Rob Bonta on Oct. 4 filed a stipulation in court that the mandate would be paused until a lawsuit brought by ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, Green Building - Sustainability
    Thursday, October 28, 2021
    San Rafael clears contracts for 2 fire station overhauls By ADRIAN RODRIGUEZ | arodriguez@marinij.com Marin Independent Journal PUBLISHED: October 27, 2021  San Rafael officials have reached another milestone in the multimillion dollar effort to modernize the city’s public safety buildings. The City Council voted to approve contracts to rebuild San Rafael Fire Department Stations 54 and 55. ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Thursday, September 30, 2021
    Although the pandemic seems poised for another surge, it’s a good idea to start thinking about the future of construction after it ends. COVID-19 has taken its toll on the construction industry, but there are a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the future. Here are a few things to think about, if you are considering a career in construction.Surging Demand Back in 2019, experts were predicting ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Business Tips, Member News
    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    Jacob W. Scott Partner Alexander GorelikAssociate Consistent with the September 9, 2021 Executive Order (EO), which promised to order federal contractors and subcontractors to take additional measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, on Friday, September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force responsible for establishing those necessary measures released extensive Guidance on the ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Member News, Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, COVID-19 Resources, Safety
    Thursday, September 02, 2021
    The Foundation of Success NORTHBAY biz by Brandon McCapes September 1, 2021 From rodeo cowboy to the founder of AJD Builders, Adam Diaz knows the value of hard work and what it takes to build a solid foundation for a career in the construction industry. Adam Diaz is a man who knows the value of hard work. He began working in the construction industry when he was 17 years old. Today, he’s at ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Press Release, Member News
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
    Long term debt rating attributed to strong capital, earnings and loan quality SACRAMENTO, CA – River City Bank, Sacramento’s premier business bank and consistently one of the region’s fastest growing companies, has announced that S&P Global Ratings (S&P) has assigned it an investment grade long-term rating of BBB-. This rating reflects the bank’s strong credit performance in recent years, ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Press Release, Member News
    Thursday, August 12, 2021
    A state agency voted to require many new commercial structures, along with high-rise residential projects, to have solar power and battery storage. By Ivan Penn Aug. 11, 2021 The New York Times LOS ANGELES — California regulators voted Wednesday to require builders to include solar power and battery storage in many new commercial structures as well as high-rise residential projects. It is the ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Press Release, Business Tips, Green Building - Sustainability
    Thursday, July 29, 2021
    The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is a collaboration of the nine county governments that make up the Bay Area that works to promote healthy and energy efficient buildings. The BayREN Home+ program provides rebates and no-cost technical support to single family homeowners that make energy efficiency improvements to their homes. Rebates can reach up to $5,000 and eligible measures ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Business Tips, Green Building - Sustainability, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, July 23, 2021
    Inspiration. Expertise. Professionals. + More than 560 Local Building Resources. We are honored to share with you the new release of our premier publication the Marin Builders Association, our “hot off the press” 2021-2022 Marin Home Resource Guide.  It is your continued membership support that enables us to publish this beneficial community resource. On behalf of our entire organization, Thank ...read more
    Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release
    Thursday, June 24, 2021
    For Immediate Release June 24, 2021  Marin Builders Association Honors John Pope of Old Town Glass in Novato with Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award   The Marin Builders Association has selected John Pope as the recipient of the 2021 Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual for excellence in industry leadership and community ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Press Release, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Marin Home Resource Guide
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    Click the links below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the County of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Corte Madera, County of Marin, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Gabriela Shea ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Permits
    Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    AUTHOR Kim Slowey @kimslowey PUBLISHED Jan. 26, 2021 Certain situations like illegality or coercion can invalidate a contract in whole or in part.This feature is a part of "The Dotted Line" series, which takes an in-depth look at the complex legal landscape of the construction industry. To view the entire series, click here. Most contractors are well aware that they must abide by the ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Builders Corner
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
     Lower credit card processing fees with level 2 and level 3 processing The cost of accepting credit cards is one of the biggest expenses a business faces. It is an unavoidable cost of doing business in a society that rarely carries cash anymore. For any business processing more than $100,000 a month in credit card transactions, the cost to process cards can approach $4,000 in fees alone. If your ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Marin Builders Association News, Community, Member News
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to Evaluate the Permit Customer Experience for County of Marin    Take the Survey - San Rafael, CA - The Marin Builders Association is announcing a new partnership with the County of Marin and the Marin Economic Forum. The collaboration is designed to help improve the permit process for customers and decrease the amount of non-permitted ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, CEMIP Permit Simplicity Program, Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Thursday, October 01, 2020
    Have you ever met someone who knew exactly what they wanted to do in life from the time they were a small child? Some people are like that. They are practically born knowing where to go. For the rest of us, it’s important to find a good fit. But having a career is so much better when you know you can bring passion to your work. Here are five ways you can tell that your passion (and your future) ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Community, Member News
    Monday, August 10, 2020
    With the way that the economy has changed throughout the past 10-15 years, it’s not surprising that people are rethinking about how they consider starting a career. Getting a college degree used to be a popular option that would secure a good job. Now, not so much. Instead, you might be thinking about learning a trade that offers you a lot of upward mobility. But how soon can you start? Here’s ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Safety, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Community
    Monday, January 13, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause ...read more
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Community, Marin Builders Association News
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has partnered with College of Marin and Canal Alliance to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program targets entry-level ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Safety, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.Reviewed and Updated March 2021
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Tax Liens and Completions, Community
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.Reviewed and Updated March 2021
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Tax Liens and Completions, Community
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